Syrian refugees face harsh winter in Iraq – Deutsche Welle

Photograph by Jacob Russell. A family of Syrian refugees living in a makeshift shelter on the outskirts of Erbil, Iraq

My report for Deutsche Welle on the challenges brought by winter in Iraq for Syrian refugees living in camps, and those living on the streets. There are now over 200,000 Syrian refugees in Iraq. Most of them live in the Kurdish region in the north of the country.

This story was made possible by Washington DC based peace charity EPIC and a version was also published on their website. EPIC: Out in the Cold.